Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana. A statewide "stay at home" order was issued through April 30 requiring Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential tasks, as one of the most stringent steps yet to stanch the “community spread” of COVID-19.
The Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau's mission is to increase overnight hotel stays through the positive promotion of the destination's cultural assets. Some marketing grants are available to qualified attractions, festivals and events. Grant opportunities for 2020 will be posted in February, so check back after the beginning of the year.